Henry S. "HANK" Schaefer, 78 of Bellview Heights, Bellaire, died Tuesday February 12, 2002 at the Rochester Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.
He was born August 10, 1923 in Wheeling, a son of the late Henry S. and Mary Louise Brown Schaefer.
Hank was a member of the Bellaire Presbyterian Church; serving as an elder. He was a retired electrical engineer with the Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation and was active in many civic projects. He was a US Army veteran of World War II serving as a navigator on a B-17 with the 452nd Bomber Group and was later held as a prisoner of war at Stalag Luft#111.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Koch Schaefer on January 30, 2000 and a brother, William B. Schaefer.
Surviving are two sons, Steve Schaefer and his wife, Jane of Prescott, Wisconsin and Tom Schaefer of Napa California; one sister, Eleanor Sell of Wheeling
also four grandchildren, Kelly, Nicholas, Becky, and Rachel.
Friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home, 441-37th Street, Bellaire on Sunday from Noon to 4 and 6 to 8 PM where services will be held on Monday at 1 PM with Pastor Donald J. Cordery officiating. Interment in the Greenwood Cemetery, Bellaire.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Church, USA National Ministries Progressive 50-040 CRS Section 300 Louisville, Kentucky 40289.